Category Archive: Personal

Portrait: Miss C | Evanston Photographer

My niece was visiting for her spring break and we took the opportunity to take a few portraits.  Such a beautiful girl! I love her tons.

Valentine Illusion Cards | Evanston Family Photography

Happy Valentine’s Day! I made some SWEET photo illusion cards for my nephew to hand out to his Kindergarten class. We posed with a “lollipop stick” and printed the photos, wrote cute Valentine’s… Continue reading

Pet Portrait: Rollo | Evanston Photographer

This is our new pal Rollo, a handsome little gent.

Petina Hope Photography on Northwestern News Network | Evanston Family Photographer

This summer, one of my photos won second place in the 2012 “Faces of Evanston” contest. The contest was subsequently covered by Northwestern News Network. You can see the video below:

Portrait: Fifth Birthday Party | Evanston Family Photographer

Ava and Cole

“Do not judge the bereaved mother. She comes in many forms. She is breathing, but she is dying. She may look young, but inside she has become ancient. She smiles, but her heart… Continue reading

Adventure: Bangkok, Thailand | Evanston Photographer

I’ve shared some photos from my recent 17-day trip to Bangkok, Thailand but I recently uncovered some photos from one special day of the trip. I was on assignment with a speaker from… Continue reading

Adventure: African-Caribbean Festival of Life Chicago | Evanston Photographer

On one of the hottest days of the year (103 F), my sister and I ventured out to Chicago’s Washington Park for the ¬†African-Caribbean Festival of Life to see one of our favorite… Continue reading

Adventure: Leap of Faith (Trapeze School)

Creating this blog and taking my photography seriously was a leap of faith. It felt like a great jump into the unknown… and now I’m so happy I took the first step. So… Continue reading

Adventure: Fourth of July | Evanston Photographer

It was 102 degrees today but that didn’t stop us from gathering family and friends together for a barbecue for Independence Day. Beautiful afternoon spent with wonderful company.